NEC Electronics America Introduces Secure Single-Chip MPEG Decoder for Set-Top Boxes

To address the increasing piracy of broadcasts on pay television (TV), NEC Electronics America, Inc. today introduced a single-chip MPEG decoder (part number PD61126) with enhanced security features for digital set-top boxes (STBs). By working closely with conditional access vendors to understand industry requirements, NEC Electronics has incorporated features specifically designed to prevent illegal reception and copying of pay TV broadcasts and information stored in STBs .